Love Apple Farms

  • CONTACT US
    loveapplefarms@gmail.com
    (831) 588-3801

« Workshop: Summer Vegetable Gardening | Main | Awww, Baby Chicks! »

June 04, 2010

Comments

Michaelia Morgan

I live in foggy, cold, windy Pacific Grove (but I'd love to live on YOUR farm & raise bees, garden, play with the baby chicks & garden), and I have been successful in container gardening. Tomatoes & basil even! The trick for these hot-weather lovers is black plastic containers (the black plastic actually gets hot to the touch), up against the fence (protects from wind & intensifies heat). I grow from seed & it's successful!

Lacey Malone

When we purchased our tony tomato starters from your booth at the SF Garden Show, I thought the man was crazy when he said they would get to 8 feet tall... Now those plants (in containers) have reached almost 6 feet! WOW!

Donna Aceves

Thanks for the helpful email today about tomatoes. I think I might not be watering in the correct amount. The information let me know this might be one of my tomato problems. I appreciate the info.
Donna

Jan Hernandez

I live in Montana, and can't find an edible tomato anywhere, even those grown in people's gardens. Having grown up in Michigan and New York, I remember tomatoes having a real "bite" to them, which I looooooved. So I'm growing my own, in an earthbox. The plants are doing well thus far, even have lots of flowers started. But to be honest, I'm doubtful I can re-create the flavors I remember so vividly, since the soil isn't the same. Any suggestions for this novice?

Robert Carlyle

So do tomatoes grow better outside or in greenhouses? I guess it would depend on where you live? I'm in Ohio

Robert ("Bobby") from How To Build Greenhouse

Matron

My tomatoes seem to do OK in containers but it is always a challenge to keep the watering nice and even. They dry out so quickly and can stay wet too long. Your containers look just a bit bigger than mine, is there an ideal size?

Zach Geske

Looks beautiful! I'm glad to see some greenery growing on the new farm :D

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)